UNCLOS Annex VII Tribunal decides Bangladesh-India maritime boundary dispute

On 7 July 2014, an Arbitral Tribunal constituted under Annex VII of the United Nations Convention on the Law of the Sea 1982 (the Convention) issued its award in the Bay of Bengal Maritime Boundary Arbitration between the People’s Republic of Bangladesh and the Republic of India, granting approximately 106,613km2 to Bangladesh and 300,220 km2 … Read more

International Tribunal for the Law of the Sea issues judgment in Bangladesh/Myanmar

On 14 March 2012, the International Tribunal for the Law of the Sea (the “ITLOS“) issued its judgment in the dispute concerning delimitation of the maritime boundary between Bangladesh and Myanmar in the Bay of Bengal.  This case, upon which Herbert Smith advised, is a significant contribution to the jurisprudence in this area.  This post … Read more